A Software Solution for Mobile Context Handoff in WLANs *

  • H. Gümüşkaya
  • M. V. Nural
  • S. Doğan
Conference paper

Abstract

This paper presents a software solution for mobile context handoff in IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs) for a context-aware system in the campus area at Fatih University. This project provides a seamless mobility infrastructure to mobile applications that were developed as a part of SOWCAS (Service-Oriented Wireless Context-Aware System) project. SOWCAS is a distributed pervasive system having a context-aware middleware server, proxy servers and mobile clients that support context-awareness and high adaptation to context changes for heterogeneous indoor and outdoor mobile applications. A handoff daemon named as Scriptex in Perl scripting language was developed. Scriptex provides a generic solution that is free from operating system and hardware implementations.

Keywords

Medium Access Control Mobile Station Wireless Local Area Network Software Solution Mobile Client 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Gümüşkaya
    • 1
  • M. V. Nural
    • 2
  • S. Doğan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringHaliç University Siracevizler CadİstanbulTurkey
  2. 2.Department of Computer EngineeringFatih UniversityİstanbulTurkey

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